Novak Djokovic beat Dominic Thiem in five sets for the Australian Open in 2020. He’s likely to win the title again this year. Here’s why: Djokovic has already contracted Covid-19 earlier last year. His ill-fated Adria Tour in the summer was meant to bring tennis back after the pandemic halted sporting events. But after Grigor […] READ MORE
Tag: Greatest of All Time
Greatest of All-Time: Maureen Connolly?
This is the fourth in a series of examining the greatest female tennis players of all time, this is the third, you may read about Helen Wills, Margaret Court and Billie Jean King‘s arguments for greatest of all time. Maureen Connolly Career: 1949-1954 Total Singles Major Titles: 9 Wimbledon: 3 US Open: 3 French Open: […] READ MORE
Helen Wills: The Greatest of All Time?
Career: 1921-1938 Major Titles: 19 Wimbledon: eight U.S. Open: seven French Open: five Australian Open: did not play Doubles Major Titles: 12 (9 women’s, 3 mixed) #1 in the World: 1927-1933, 1935-1938 (9 years) This is one in a series of looking at the Top 10 Greatest Female Tennis Players of All Time. You can […] READ MORE
The Greatest: The Men and Women Who Made Tennis. No. 5 – Mike Davies
Mike Davies might just be the most important figure in tennis history who even tennis fans have never heard of. That is because he wasn’t one of the sport’s great champions, or even one of its greatest broadcasters or writers. Instead, he was an administrator, but he was not just any old administrator. Indeed, he […] READ MORE
Billie Jean King: Greatest of All-Time?
Billie Jean King Professional career: 1959-1983 (25 years) Total Singles Major Titles: 12 Wimbledon: 6 U.S. Open: 4 French Open: 1 Australian Open: 1 Doubles Major Titles: 27 (16 women’s and 11 mixed) Career Titles: 183 #1 in the World: 1967-68, 1971-72, 1974 Billie Jean Moffitt was going to be great at a sport, it […] READ MORE
Chris Evert: Greatest of All Time?
Chris Evert Professional career: 1971-1989 (18 years) Total Singles Major Titles: 18 Wimbledon: 3 US Open: 6 (tied for record) French Open: 7 (record) Australian Open: 2 Doubles Major Titles: 3 Career Titles: 157 Weeks at #1: 262 (official but more accurate would be 322); seven years (1974-1978, 1980-1981) Chris “Chrissie” Evert was the queen […] READ MORE
Federer vs Nadal vs Djokovic: ATP Finals, Majors, and who’s the GOAT
Most tennis fans can’t agree on who among Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal will leave the best legacy in tennis. But here’s something they all agree. The trio comprises of the most dominant tennis players in the world. And thanks to that, they are known as the Big Three. In this article, we […] READ MORE